Mark Laguë: City Life

Mark Laguë’s solo exhibition opens this Friday, October 7th and we will be hosting an opening reception Friday evening from 6-8:30 pm. Mark Laguë is traveling from Montreal, Canada to attend the opening. Come by to see the show, enjoy a glass of wine, and meet Mark.

The exhibition is now available online, click here to view the full exhibit. If you’re currently on a mobile device, view here. Mark Laguë’s solo exhibition will be on view through Monday, October 24th.

“My arc as a painter has been simplification, I think my work is representational. The greatest challenge is to convey something that gives us an emotional response to the viewer as I continue pushing the boundaries. It’s not about iconography.”

Mark Laguë
Capitol Night 16×16, oil on panel

Mark has developed an international reputation and has won numerous awards, both in his native Canada and in the United States. A dedicated painter, Mark Laguë was born in Lachine Quebec in 1964. Upon graduation from Montreal’s Concordia University in Design, Mark embarked on a 13-year career in the animation industry, working primarily as a background designer and art director. During this time, despite working full time, he began receiving international acclaim for his watercolour paintings through competitions, juried shows, and solo exhibitions. In 2000, Mark switched to oil as his primary medium, and in 2002 made the jump to full time painter. As an artist he is a realist, who is open to virtually all subject matter. What keeps him excited about painting is his endless quest to simplify and get to the essence of whatever he paints.

Flatiron on Fifth 24×30, oil on panel
Flatiron on Fifth featured on the cover of American Art Collector, October 2022 Issue.
American Art Collector, October 2022 Issue, page 112.
American Art Collector, October 2022 Issue, page 113.

Click through the exhibition catalogue below or view the full screen here.


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